BOSTON, Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sean Goodwin, IT Assurance Supervisor at Wolf & Company, completed a 4-month research effort that culminated with the honor of having his report published in the SANS Institute Reading Room. The 25-page paper investigates the IDS capabilities of a stand-alone Security Onion device when combined with built-in event logging in a small Windows environment to detect malicious actors on the internal network.
"Small and medium-sized businesses don't always have the budget for an advanced intrusion detection system. Open-source software can fill this gap, but these free solutions may not provide full coverage for known attacks, especially once the attacker is inside the perimeter," says Goodwin. "The article and paper is written to help educate decision makers at small and medium-sized businesses on how critical it is to have this advanced software to detect malicious actors on the internal network and how that works."
"Sean's expertise in cyber security is well-known at Wolf & Company," said Mark A. O'Connell, President and CEO. "We are not surprised that he has been recognized by such a prestigious organization. We foster an environment of research and discovery because innovative solutions are fundamental to our mission of providing unparalleled guidance. Sean lives that mission every day in order to help our clients succeed."
Goodwin also wrote a short-form article highlighting the key findings of the report to make the information accessible.
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